Welcome to our May newsletter. We hope you like it. Earlier this week, the RBA decided to increase their target for the cash interest rate by 0.25%. Markets have been expecting this given the presence of inflation. This month we look at the way inflation and interest rates can impact on share markets.
Welcome to our Budget edition newsletter. This week we saw the Commonwealth Government pass down the Federal Budget a couple of months earlier than usual. We go through all of the major announcements as they relate to our clients. There is nothing extraordinary in the Budget, but there is some good news. So, please enjoy!
This month, we spend some time talking and thinking about one of our major macroeconomic indicators – unemployment. We also look at the recent performance of the share market and ask whether the Russia-Ukraine conflict is likely to impact that market. If you or someone you love is affected by recent events in Ukraine, please know you are in our thoughts.
Welcome to our December newsletter, our final piece for 2021. We reflect on the year we have just had and look forward to what can be expected in 2022. Safe to say investors in shares and/or property had a very good 2021. We wish all our readers a safe and happy year end and look forward to seeing you early in the New Year.
Australia’s share market largely tracked sideways during August. This month, we thought it would be interesting to look back over the last five years to see what the dominant share markets of the world have been. We also discuss how the real state of residential property markets is not likely to be visible until Covid restrictions start to lift in our two main markets.